The late Elizabeth Knight was born on May 21, 1945 to the late Willie George & Mattie Bell Dailey of Burnt Corn, Alabama. She was a graduate of Escambia County High School in Atmore, Alabama.
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She was united in Holy Matrimony on March 11, 1967 to the late Virgil Lee Knight. She resided in Atmore, Alabama in the year of 1983, and moved to Boston, Massachusetts until she departed on March 16, 2019.
She worked for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) for over 20 years as a Bus Operator 6202. She was a Lifetime Member of the 589 Carmen Union.
Elizabeth was a wonderful devoted Wife, Mother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin, and Friend. She was a
beautician, seamstress, and a chef within her on right. She was predeceased by two sisters: Verna & Barbara Dailey, and four brothers: Willie James, George, Johnny, and Donald Dailey.
Elizabeth leaves to cherish her loving memory eight devoted children: Angela (Terry) McDaniel residing in Snellville, Georgia, Alfonso (Carmena) Knight, Lisa (Gerby) Pierre, Maria (Richard) Sutton, Valerie (Rahsean) Shaheems, Gabrayel (Moustaphat) Tassy, Wendy (Kensly) Davis, and James (Melissa) Knight, all residing in Boston, Massachusetts.
Two brothers: Theodore (Joyce) Dailey residing in Boston, Massachusetts, and Mack Dailey residing in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Three sisters: Margaret and Celestine Dailey both residing in Atmore, Alabama, and Diane Mitchell residing in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Thirty-three grandchildren, and Eighteen great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday April 2, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:00pm followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00pm at St. John Missionary Baptist Church 230 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA 02119
Also viewing will be held in Alabama on Saturday April 6, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 followed by Funeral Service at 11:00 at Empowerment Tabernacle Christian Center 309 Peachtree St, Atmore, AL 36502.
Interment : Fairview Cemetery Atmore, Alabama